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One person killed when car crashes into building in Akron

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Posted at 6:59 AM, Jul 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-07 13:10:49-04

One person was killed in a crash in Akron early Friday. 

The crash happened on Tallmadge Avenue around 3:30 a.m. 

Witnesses said the car, a white Mercedes-Benz E350, was traveling at a high rate of speed when the driver lost control, hitting a utility pole and then a building. The victim, a 25-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The road was closed while crews worked to remove the car.

The victim's identity has not yet been released.